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Proposed Westwood Rezoning

 
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dwiller
  Please click the icon below to view the Hopkins Letter regarding Federal Wetlands.

Planning Department

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Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement

 
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dwiller
  Please click the icon below for information regarding the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) for the proposed Westwood Multi-Use Development.

Planning Department

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Winter Weather Notice - Amherst Highway

 
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  The snow has arrived in Amherst and our Highway crews are clearing and treating the roads. Our crews will be out throughout this snow event. Friendly reminder ... please park your vehicles in your driveway leaving the Town roads clear so that we can better service the roads. Thank you.

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Zoning Board of Appeals

 
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  Please find a link to the summary for Applications for Variances and Special Permits to be heard at the meeting of February 23.

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Town and County Taxes are Due February 16

 
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tkoller
  Please see attached for further information.

Town Clerk

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2016 State of the Town

 
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rayt
  Supervisor Weinstein's 2016 State of the Town Address was held on January 28th. Please click the icon below to view the address and slide presentation.

Office of the Supervisor

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Exemption Information

 
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  For important exemption information, please click on the icon below.

Assessor's Office

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Director of Purchasing

 
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  The Town of Amherst in Erie County, NY is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Director of Purchasing. The Director is responsible for the development, organization and implementation of a centralized purchasing program for the Town. The Director will oversee and supervise the purchasing of all materials, supplies and equipment for the Town; prepare and approve bid specifications; direct bidding procedures; review bids and quotes; approve sales contracts and establish and maintain computer records for inventory control and pricing. The successful candidate must have comprehensive knowledge of modern principles, practices and procedures of large scale purchasing and inventory control; knowledge of markets, trade conditions and business methods associated with a wide range of commodities; and working knowledge of Federal, State and local laws pertaining to government purchasing practices. Previous municipal or public sector purchasing experience would be preferred. Successful completion of a Civil Service Exam will be required at a later date. Amherst residency will be required. Requires graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience involving responsibility for large scale purchasing of a variety of commodities, including one (1) year of preparing bid specifications and awarding contracts. Excellent compensation and benefits package available. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Forward letter of application, resume and three (3) professional references postmarked by March 11, 2016 to Robert P. McCarthy, Director of Human Resources, Town of Amherst, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221. EOE, M/F/V/D

Human Resources

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SUMMER DAY CAMP REGISTRATION

 
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rmccarthy02
  Registration for summer day camp for ages 5-11 and summer explorers for ages 11-14 will take place beginning Monday, February 22. For complete program information visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org for questions, call 631-7132 or e-mail jzapfel@amherst.ny.us

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Town Engineer

 
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rmccarthy01
  The Town of Amherst in Erie County, NY is seeking an experienced NYS Licensed P.E. to serve as Town Engineer. The Town Engineer is responsible for performing professional engineering duties of major scope in the development and maintenance of municipal facilities. Also responsible for all phases of engineering work in a large municipality which requires the exercise of independent judgment in making technical decisions and in supervising staff in a variety of duties. Duties include supervision over a staff of approximately 90 employees in several operational divisions including the Engineering Support, Sewer Maintenance, Wastewater Treatment Plant and Environmental Control Divisions. The successful candidate must have thorough knowledge of principles, techniques and terminology of civil engineering, excellent knowledge of drafting techniques, terminology and equipment; knowledge of principles of physics and mathematics as applied to civil engineering; good knowledge of techniques and resources of engineering research and economics; ability to compile engineering data and to make difficult technical computations; ability to perform engineering research and to prepare detailed reports and the ability to express engineering concepts in drawings and specifications. This is an appointed position with a two year term. Successful completion of a Civil Service Exam will be required at a later date. Amherst residency will be required. Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering plus four (4) years of satisfactory professional civil engineering experience. Excellent compensation and benefits package available. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Forward letter of application, resume and three (3) professional references postmarked by March 11, 2016 to Robert P. McCarthy, Director of Human Resources, Town of Amherst, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221. EOE, M/F/V/D

Human Resources

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Recycling Old Electronics

 
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  Wondering where you can take your old electronics? Check out this link - http://www2.erie.gov/recycling/index.php - for a list of places that accept items for electronic recycling and their individual guidelines.

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Press Release - Westwood

 
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dwiller
  Mensch Capital Partners submits draft sampling report to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Please click the icon below to review the press release.

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Housing Fair Set for Saturday, March 19, 2016

 
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mmilligan
  Mark your calendar to attend our second annual Housing Fair where you can explore various options on senior housing including: moving, downsizing, aging in place, legal & financial issue and new technology.

Senior Services

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Weekend Hours

 
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  The Youth & Recreation Department will be open on Saturdays and Sundays during the month of February from 10am until 2pm for the purchase of ID cards and golf passes. Residents must bring current proof of residency (driver's license, lease or deed). Children must be present for a new photo and have their old cards or a birth certificate.

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Planning Board Hearing Items

 
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dwiller
  Copies of application materials and plans for items scheduled for public hearings at the February 18, 2016 Planning Board meeting are available. Please click icon below for more information.

Planning Department

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HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT - UPDATED POLICY - TELEVISIONS

 
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  Effective February 2016 the Amherst Highway Department is discontinuing the drop off of televisions at their premises located at 1042 North Forest Road, Williamsville, NY. Any Amherst resident in need of disposal of their television can call the Amherst Highway Department at (716) 631-7117 to give their address for curbside pickup. Televisions will then be picked up in a timely manner as weather permits. The Highway Department would like to thank the Amherst residents in advance for their cooperation in regard to this policy change.

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Property and Tax Information

 
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  Please be advised that the Town has updated this website with 2016 Town-County Property Tax Information. Tax payment information will be posted as it becomes available. Please check back regularly for updated information.

Department of Information Technology

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Zoning Board of Appeals 2016 Schedule

 
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  Zoning Board of Appeals meetings start at 7:00 PM. Please click the icon below for the complete listing of Filing Deadline Dates and Meeting Dates.

Building Department

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Winter Spring Program Guide 2016

 
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  Winter Spring program guide for 2016. Registration starts December 14, 2015.

Youth and Recreation

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Exemption Applications Filing Dates

 
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ppidgeon
  Please click the icon below for important tax exemption information.

Assessor's Office

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National Gypsum Mine Area

 
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  Foundation Construction Requirements over National Gypsum Mines - Revised Requirements. This memorandum serves to supersede my previous memorandum, dated January 5, 1995. Please click the icon below for complete revised information.

Building Department

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NYS Carbon Monoxide Law for all Commercial Bldgs

 
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  These provisions are found in section 1228.4 of Title 19 of New York Codes and Regulations (NYCRR). Transition period for Existing Commercial Buildings to comply: June 27, 2015 to June 27, 2016. During this transition period, the owner of the building must provide the AHJ with a written statement certifying that the owner is attempting in good faith to install carbon monoxide detection as quickly as practicable and will be completed by the end of the transition period.

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Sidewalk Snow Clearing Contractor List

 
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  The Town has created a list of contractors who would be willing and able to contract with property owners to clear snow on private sidewalks during winter months. A list of these contractors can be accessed by using the link below. For contractors who would like to be placed on this list, or for residents who would like more information, please visit the Engineering Department section on the Town of Amherst website and click Sidewalk Information.

Engineering Department

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Human Resources Announcements

 
 
  Please follow the Link below for more information about Town of Amherst employment opportunities or other Human Resources special announcements.

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Senior Services Announcements

 
 
  Please follow the link below for more information about upcoming Senior Services events, announcements and monthly calendars.

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Youth & Recreation Announcements

 
 
  Please follow the link below for more information about upcoming Youth & Recreation Department events, announcements and monthly calendars.

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Town Board
Mon, Feb 8, 2016
07:00 PM

Historic Preservation Commission
Tue, Feb 9, 2016
07:15 PM

Senior Services Advisory Board
Wed, Feb 10, 2016
08:30 AM

Citizens' Financial Advisory Committee
Thu, Feb 11, 2016
08:00 AM


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Youth Board
Wed, Feb 17, 2016
07:00 PM

Planning Board
Thu, Feb 18, 2016
06:30 PM


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(c) Washington's Birthday
Mon, February 15, 2016

(c) Good Friday
Fri, March 25, 2016

(t,c) Memorial Day
Mon, May 30, 2016

(t,c) Independence Day
Mon, July 4, 2016

(t,c) Labor Day
Mon, September 5, 2016

(c) Veterans Day
Fri, November 11, 2016

(t,c) Thanksgiving Day
Thu, November 24, 2016

(c) Day After Thanksgiving
Fri, November 25, 2016

(t,c) Christmas Day (observed)
Mon, December 26, 2016

(t,c) New Years Day
Mon, January 2, 2017

 

(t)  No trash & recycling collection. For more information, please click here.

(c) Town Court is closed on these dates. For more information, please click here.


 

 

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